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Wednesday’s Children and the Law News Roundup

New Rules for Testing Students with Disabilities Sparks Concern in Texas, On Special Education – Education Week Texas is replacing its former TAKS (Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills) program with the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness, or STAAR. The¬†STAAR-Alternate¬†program is for students with severe disabilities, and allows students to be tested on […]

Education in Election 2012: Serving Students with Disabilities

This post is part of this week’s “Education in Election 2012” series, exploring the differences between the parties and presidential candidates on education policy. Today, we’ll take a quick look at what the political parties and presidential candidates have done and what they plan on doing to better serve students with physical, intellectual and/or developmental […]